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Goodbye (for now) Liden & Denz!

19 Mar 2021

Wow, where to start with! These 4 weeks in Russia have been fantastic, but my time here has come to an end and therefore also my blogposts. I have to take 2 Covid-19 tests, ...
18 Mar 2021

When I think about Saint Petersburg, the first thing that comes to mind are: the Hermitage museum, world-class ballet, opera and classical concerts. For people who love art ...
19 Mar 2020

A one-take single 96 minutes sequence shot. 4500 people involved in the making of the film to present the viewer three centuries of Russian history. Russian Ark (2002), the ...
27 Sep 2017

The blockade was both unique in the scale of suffering and resilience exhibited. We can never imagine what it would have taken to survive 900 days (including 3 Russian ...
09 Jun 2017

Cat Craze in St. Petersburg With the "International Day of St. Petersburg's Cats" (Всемирный день петербургских котов) coming up this weekend, I decided to let my inner ...
29 May 2017

Eight Things You Didn't Know About St. Petersburg 1. The Lucky Cat Yelisei Looking for some luck? Make your way towards Malaya Sadovaya street (Малая Садовая улица) and look ...
22 Mar 2017

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The Hermitage has opened its doors to one of the most famous and most discussed artists of the modern art scene: Jan Fabre. His exhibition ‘Knight of Despair/Warrior of ...
21 Sep 2016

Die deutsche Version des Artikels finden Sie hier. Everyone who plans a trip to Saint Petersburg, will definitely also visit Hermitage. It counts to one of the most famous ...
10 Aug 2016

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A Masterpiece: Olympia at the Hermitage According to apocrypha,  if you were to spend a minute looking at every singe item in the Hermitage, it would take you seven years to ...
08 Dec 2014

On Saturday, the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg celebrated its 250th birthday with a mesmerising 3-D laser show on Дворцовая Площадь (Palace Square), which detailed ...